Latest News for: Zagreb music


Thana Alexa, a borders-blurring singer, made history in Croatia (and beyond) with her Grammy Award nomination

Finger Lakes Times 25 May 2022
Released in 2020, "ONA" draws from the musical traditions Alexa learned in Zagreb and New York, where she was born ... A leading figure in jazz in Zagreb and beyond, he became her first mentor in the music ... her passion for this quintessentially American-born music igniting in Zagreb.

Croatian pianist calls return to play with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra 'music to my ears'

The Columbus Dispatch 29 Apr 2022
She has collaborated with ProMusica’s music director not only in Columbus but also in Croatia, where, for a number of years, he conducted the Zagreb Philharmonic. “It’s very clear where we both want to go with the music,” Filjak said of her collaboration with Danzmayr ... “It was music to my ears.

Wexford tuning up for inaugural New Ross Guitar Festival in August

Irish Independent 27 Apr 2022
... celebrated guitar legends including, Joe Bonamassa, Steve Vai and Al Di Meola.In 2017, at Umbria Jazz, he won a scholarship for the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.Mancuso performed at the 2019 NAMM show in Los Angeles, collaborating with Yamaha guitars and Line6.

Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra/Latham-Koenig review — the Croats fly in armed with Mahler

The Times/The Sunday Times 11 Apr 2022
Zagreb may not be one of Europe’s key musical centres, but the very fact of seeing an orchestra from a European capital touring the country again, after ...

Zagreb Philharmonic/Latham-Koenig review – Croatian visitors bring energy and charm

The Guardian 08 Apr 2022
Anvil, Basingstoke In their first UK tour in almost 50 years, the Zagreb Philharmonic prsented music by their countrywoman Dora Pejačević alongside Mahler and Sibelius Extensive UK tours by orchestras from the EU are, one suspects, likely to be rarities for some time to come.

‘Things you never learn in school’: Croatia’s cannabis museum

The Philadelphia Inquirer 31 Mar 2022
ZAGREB -- With an admission ticket that can be rolled and smoked, Croatia's new cannabis museum offers a experiential guide through ...

Groundbreaking 2Cellos duo says farewell with final tour

Royal Oak Daily Tribune 25 Mar 2022
They met as teenagers, both studying at the Academy of Music is Zagreb and later at different schools in England ... They also chafed under the “restrictions” of classical music; Hauser says he was frequently reprimanded for his showmanship and aggressive playing style that did not conform to traditional norms.

Chamber Music Kelowna returns for the second phase of their 2021/2022 season

Castanet 28 Feb 2022
The Chamber Music Kelowna Society is returning for the second phase of their 2021/2022 concert season with three upcoming performances by renowned Canadian and international artists ... At the age of 11, she was performing internationally and by the age of 13, she became the youngest student to attend the prestigious National Musical Academy in Zagreb.

Zagreb orchestra cuts Tchaikovsky in lineup

The Manila Times 26 Feb 2022
ZAGREB. The Zagreb philharmonic orchestra removed two compositions by iconic Russian composer Tchaikovsky from its concert later on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in solidarity with Ukraine after Russia invaded its neighbor ... "We are artists, we can't fight in any other way than with music," he added.

Vijay Iyer Trio and Kurt Elling with the ZJM Big Band Orchestra at the Zagreb Jazz Festival 2021

All About Jazz 05 Dec 2021
Zagreb Jazz Festival ... Zagreb, Croatia ... Held in the historical Lisinski concert hall, the 12th Zagreb Jazz Festival—directed by the tireless Dražen Kokanović-unfolded over three days, although this review covers only the first two, which featured ... The set ranged from music of intimate delicacy to stunning virtuosity.

Reissue Of The Week: Tomislav Simović's Visitors From The Galaxy Remixed

The Quietus 03 Dec 2021
As well as composer, the Zagreb-based musician was also a member of several jazz bands and a pioneer of Southeastern European electronic music; he was, at that time, the only writer from former Yugoslvia to have contributed to that acclaimed American publication on new music ... The Zagreb School’s mission statement was “to animate.

Rising Up Against COVID Inoculations and the Health Pass

GlobalResearch 30 Nov 2021
Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch ... (1,2,3,4) ... * ... He’s worked in the Aviation, Packaging, Transportation and Logistics Industries and is the author of “The Activist Poet”, two books of political activism and poetry, and several blogs including World United News and World United Music ... 1 ... Zagreb, Croatia Rises Against COVID Mandates.

Hyperspecific: Dance Music For November Reviewed By Jaša Bužinel

The Quietus 26 Nov 2021
I headed to the Croatian capital Zagreb where my dear friends from the Volta crew organised their first official homeland set as part of Boiler Room's Eastern European Tour ... Driving home from Zagreb on a deserted highway through heavy mist, I realised how important this event was for me as a music writer, but also as a raver.

Husson University’s Gracie Theatre opens season with ‘East Meets West-ish’

Bangor Daily News 15 Oct 2021
Violinist Chee-Yun features her 349 year-old Stradivarius in this unique musical cultural experience ... Born in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1987, Grgic studied guitar in Zagreb at the Elly Basic Music Academy ... Throughout his high school years, he performed in Ljubljana and Zagreb.

Benefits of a welcoming countenance

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 18 Jul 2021
Yet the most spiritual experience I had was in Zagreb, Croatia, where the church was meeting in a downtown store and the sound of Christian music drew us in.

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